Stacey Chun, of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture Plant Pest Control Branch, will be a guest speaker at our next BIBA meeting. Stacey, who is also a beekeeper, will introduce the two newly hired apiarists, that will assume some of the tasks that were under the Hawaii Apiary Program. The program has not been restarted yet, so come to meet and learn what their new roles will be and how they can be of benefit to beekeepers.
Stacey will also talk about the Queensland longhorn beetle, an invasive insect that may pose a threat to beekeepers. This insect has been destroying trees and may affect our bees’ resources if left unchecked.
If you are interested in bees, want to learn more about bees, or have bee questions -
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Location: Kamana Senior Center, 127 Kamana St. Hilo HI
6:00 PM pot luck pupus & mingle with visitors and members
6:30 PM short business meeting followed by the evenings presentation.